Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students alike. For the purposes of producing diversity scores, College Factual defines diversity as the most plurality. Schools that score high in diversity metrics are those with the greatest variety in ethnicity, gender, age, and geographic location of origin.
Get Some Knowledge on Diversity at Albright, Including how This School Compares to Others in the U.S..
Much Higher Than Average Diversity
We combine factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity to come up with an overall diversity ranking for each school.
Albright College is considered to be highly diverse across all factors, and is ranked #601 nationwide.
This School is Considered Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the ability to study and learn with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
A ranking of #816 for ethnic diversity means Albright College is above average nationally.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Albright
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Albright if it is available.
Albright ranks above average in racial representation.
Average racial representation in the faculty.
Comparable to National Averages When it Comes to Balance of Male and Female Students
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Albright College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Albright is predominantly female.
This college is ranked at #1,707 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 763 males and 1,149 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Albright
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Albright's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Albright College is on par with the national average.
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Albright's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Albright is excellent.
Higher Than Average Chance your Roommate Will be From Another State
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States? If so this may be a good option for you.
We looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to come up with the geographic diversity ranking.
About 53.4% of the students attending Albright College come from within Pennsylvania. Albright's rating of #900 makes it above average in this factor.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 18 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at Albright
There is a small community of about 34 international students at Albright College representing 14 countries. To see more, check out the Albright International Student Page.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Are you looking for a college where the student body represents a mix of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a college where most students are about your own age?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Albright College, 77.8% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Albright #3,329 in the nation for student age diversity.
Albright Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Albright students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of individuals of different ethnicities, cultures, races, beliefs and financial backgrounds. Students who state that diversity in school is important to them are looking for institutions to offer a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, classes, and religions.
- How is Albright doing at attracting and supporting students from all financial backgrounds?
Schools with higher than average ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as income levels. Get a better idea of how Albright supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Albright?
Call the school to learn about what they are doing to improve diversity, and what student groups, clubs and associations are present that encourage varied points of views on campus.
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